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Definition of Brook

Brook
Brook Brook, n. [OE. brok, broke, brook, AS. br[=o]c; akin to D. broek, LG. br[=o]k, marshy ground, OHG. pruoh, G. bruch marsh; prob. fr. the root of E. break, so as that it signifies water breaking through the earth, a spring or brook, as well as a marsh. See Break, v. t.] A natural stream of water smaller than a river or creek. The Lord thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water. --Deut. viii. 7. Empires itself, as doth an inland brook Into the main of waters. --Shak.
Brook
Brook Brook, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Brooked; p. pr. & vb. n. Brooking.] [OE. broken, bruken, to use, enjoy, digest, AS. br?can; akin to D. gebruiken to use, OHG. pr?hhan, G. brauchen, gebrauchen, Icel. br?ka, Goth. br?kjan, and L. frui, to enjoy. Cf. Fruit, Broker.] 1. To use; to enjoy. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 2. To bear; to endure; to put up with; to tolerate; as, young men can not brook restraint. --Spenser. Shall we, who could not brook one lord, Crouch to the wicked ten? --Macaulay. 3. To deserve; to earn. [Obs.] --Sir J. Hawkins.

Meaning of Brook from wikipedia

- Look up brook or Brook in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A brook is a small river or natural stream of fresh water. It may also refer to: Brook, a programming...
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- Peter Stephen Paul Brook CH CBE (21 March 1925 – 2 July 2022) was an English theatre and film director. He worked first in England, from 1945 at the Birmingham...